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The Spanish Tragedy Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

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Topics for Further Study

Research the English attitude towards Spain in Elizabethan times. Analyze ways in which this attitude sheds light on the play.

Does Hieronimo retain the sympathy of the audience until the end of the play, or does he become a villain too? Does his madness cloud his judgment?

Research the work and influence of the sixteenth century political philosopher, Niccolo Machiavelli. In what sense might Lorenzo be considered a Machiavellian figure?

What is the difference between revenge and justice? Are the two concepts sometimes merged? Can revenge ever be justified?

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